Advantages of using OER in K-12 Education

Hurix Digital

What Are Open Educational Resources (OER)? Open educational resources or OER are teaching, research, and learning resources that are available in the public domain for free use. Benefits of OER for K-12 Education. K-12 OER Open Educational Resources

OER 52

Giving it all away

Learning with e's

Some also embed my slideshows into their own websites and blogs, which disseminates my ideas even further afield. Tags: creative commons user generated content OER Picasso Web 2.0 How much do you freely share on the Web? If you are a user of any Web 2.0 tools, it's likely that you give away your stuff for free, and in doing so, you make a digital footprint for yourself.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

The 5Rs of Open Education Resources (OER) is a model that has been widely used for the rapid development of online content. OER Repositories – Resources for OER content. They might identify images that are copyright friendly, websites, worksheets, etc. .

Teach 141

Do it yourself education

Learning with 'e's

You can visit her DIY U website for a deeper insight into her views. There is no mention for example of the New Zealand based OER University (or its founder Wayne McIntosh) and the ground breaking work they are doing to transform open educational practices in higher education. OER Edupunk Anya Kamenetz blogging EdupreneursReading Edupunks, Edupreneurs and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education by Anya Kamenetz has been fascinating.

Show and TEL

Learning with e's

For a complete overview of all the learning technology and technology enhanced learning initiatives here in Plymouth, visit the TEL website. Tags: University of Plymouth TEL OER iTunesU online submission computer aide assessment FaceBook digital identity I spent some time at the University of Plymouth's Technology Enhanced Learning Showcase today, which featured the best of a number of in-house led initiatives in e-learning.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 2

CourseArc

The 5Rs of Open Education Resources (OER) is a model that has been widely used for the rapid development of online content. OER Repositories – Resources for OER content. They might identify images that are copyright friendly, websites, worksheets, etc. .

Teach 130

To Flip or Not to Flip Your Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

I use a combination of our school’s learning management system (LMS) but often use external websites such as Polldaddy , Todaysmeet , Padlet , or Voicethread just to make things more interesting and add variety. As I use open educational resource (OER) materials, I can easily edit the textbook as needed to accommodate student misconceptions or often will just make a short video and post it online. To Flip or Not to Flip: The Only Question Should Be When!

Interactive Ebooks – Engaging Readers with Better Learning Experiences

MagicBox

Leverage external resources and OERs. include multimedia content, links to websites and the relevant educational content to make overall learning. Even as the debate in favor of digital content continues, e-books are becoming an integral part of contemporary. education efforts. Given this scenario, publishers. are designing various online-platforms to meet the rising demands of digital learning.

Interactive Ebooks – Engaging Readers with Better Learning Experiences

MagicBox

Leverage external resources and OERs. eBooks, on the other hand, can include multimedia content, links to websites and the relevant educational content to make overall learning experiences more affordable, productive and engaging – both in the short and long term alike. Even as the debate in favor of digital content continues, e-books are becoming an integral part of contemporary education efforts.

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. I think the general move to openness - MOOCs, OERs, open access, digital scholarship, open data - all these things are part of a bigger picture. Photo courtesy of Martin Weller This interview is mirrored on the EDEN Conference Website 10Q: Martin Weller by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Open 59

Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Colleges and universities are increasingly turning to open educational resources (OER) as a solution to the rapidly rising cost of college textbooks. Digital publishing also gives publishers the power to customize the e-Textbook according to their course, include lecture notes, practice tests, and links to relevant websites to enhance the course material.

Future of Higher Education – Digital Textbooks and Courses

MagicBox

Colleges and universities are increasingly turning to open educational resources (OER) as a solution to the rapidly rising cost of college textbooks. Digital publishing also gives publishers the power to customize the e-Textbook according to their course, include lecture notes, practice tests, and links to relevant websites to enhance the course material.

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

Of course, you can always find a corporate attorney who doesn’t want to do that even, but you probably can’t access common websites from that company either. As part of the Big Question this month Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I’m exploring whether Open Content can be used by for-profit companies. And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons?

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

MOOCs , OER University, Stanford AI. I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. Contributed to the UNESCO OER discussion list , February 16, 2009. Page 1 of 2. Previous | Next. GEORGE SIEMENS. JUNE 3, 2012. What is the theory that underpins our moocs? If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses ( MOOCs ).

OER 73

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

6 Reasons To Use Amplify for Collaborative Learning - The Writers Gateway , March 8, 2010 I recently came across this website called Amplify that works just like Twitter and other social networking sites. OER (9). Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. March is off to a great start! And it’s nice to see that in the hot topics, the Big Question has had an influence.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009.